Flying Carpet Theatre News


Flying Carpet Artist Wins Prestigious Prize!!

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Congratulations to Flying Carpet’s “Virtu-STORY-osity” artist Shontina Vernon for receiving the 2016 “Artist As Activist Fellowship” from the Rauschenberg Foundation. Shontina will be given the opportunity to spend two years creatively investigating America’s epidemic of mass incarceration.   This year, … Continue reading


Virtu-STORY-osity Storms New York!

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“Virtu-STORY-osity,” Flying Carpet Theatre’s series of one-person shows, stormed through three boroughs of New York during the first half of 2016. This next stage of the “Virtu-STORY-osity” series included several performances of Alpin Hong: Chasing Chopin, an educational tour of … Continue reading


Andrew Nemr: Rising to the Tap

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Flying Carpet Theatre will premiere a groundbreaking new solo show, Andrew Nemr: Rising to the Tap in April 2016 before launching a national tour next winter. The show is part dance concert, part autobiographical storytelling, and depicts the true story of … Continue reading


Jessi D. Hill Joins FCT Artistic Staff

Jessi (right) with FCT Artistic Director Adam Koplan at the New York production of The Medicine Showdown

We’re delighted to announce that Jessi D Hill, director of FCT’s New York production of The Medicine Showdown, has joined us as our new Artistic Associate. In addition to supporting our endeavor through strategic planning, fundraising, and grant-writing, Jessi will … Continue reading